Noel Dyson

Timely transport pays dividends

BUSINESS people’s need for timely transport is paying dividends for Bruce Cross. Mr Cross, owner of Quality Personal Transport, is one of Perth’s growing number of Small Charter Vehicle operators.

Smart business pleases 4,500

ABOUT 4,500 Western Australians took an opportunity to learn about electronic commerce at the recent SmartBusiness ’99 Electronic Commerce Expo.

Tax change will create hub

THE Australian Stock Exchange believes tax reform can make Australia the financial hub of the Asia-Pacific region.

12 deadly work sins

RECRUITMENT firm Catalyst has release its list of the 12 deadly sins in the work place – ambition, customer service, job security, deadlines, office politics, management style, envy, technology, autonomy, workload, lack of appreciation and lack of control

Greater water security in pipeline

WATER source projects planned for the next four years will give Perth a level of water security unseen for the past 25 years says Water Resources Minister Kim Hames.

Males are still dominant

MALES still have the weight of numbers in the workplace says a survey by Morgan & Banks. According to the survey, 76.2 per cent of employees report more males than females in their workplaces.

Seven sign for power

SEVEN consortia have been shortlisted for the right to generate electricity in WA’s Mid-West.

Square poses controversial queries

BARRACK Square’s facelift looms as one of the most controversial public works programs in Perth. WA Premier Richard Court wants to build a glass and chrome monolith to house the 18 bells of St Martin in the Fields given to Perth.

Competitive Australia rides out storm

AUSTRALIA rode out the Asian crisis better because it was more competitive, says Australian Competition and Consumer Commission chief Allan Fels.

All change as space becomes available

A WINDOW of opportunity for new office space exists around 2002-03 with a significant number of Premium and A grade CBD tenant leases due for renegotiation.

Gloom no deterrent to Shell's plans

GLOOM in WA's oil and gas industry has not deterred Shell Development Australia from moving its corporate office to Perth from Melbourne.

West End retail moves upmarket

THE transformation of one of Perth’s more neglected streets three years ago has formed a the nucleus of a high-end retail enclave.

Trustees expect to be hurt

THE transition to the Federal Government’s Managed Investment Act will hurt trustees says Perpetual Trustees managing director Graham Bradley.

Dream team named

THE Perth Convention Bureau has recruited a ‘Dream Team’ of leading Perth identities to market WA as a convention and incentive travel destination.

Seafood markets uncertain

ASIAN seafood markets are likely to remain unreliable in the near future, says ABARE’s Perry Smith.

Groovy Subi Centro is in hot demand

DEMAND is running hot for residential and commercial-mixed use lots in the Subi Centro redevelopment.

Challenge claims 20%

WA’S CHALLENGE Bank is claiming a 20 per cent market share in the local home loan market as the bank continues its recovery in this sector.

Council moves challenges

THE relocation of the City of Perth’s administration from two city premises to the refurbished Council House could well be the largest and most strategically difficult commercial moving assignment to be tackled in Perth this year.


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Bookkeeping industry gets set to boom

BOOKKEEPING looks set to boom once the GST comes in.